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Configuring event logging

Updated: February 1, 2010

Applies To: Unified Access Gateway

Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) can log Forefront UAG-related events to a variety of tools and output formats. Using the event logs, you can gather information about system usage, monitor user activities, be alerted about security risks, troubleshoot Forefront UAG issues, and assist remote users if they encounter problems while accessing the internal resources published by Forefront UAG.

The following topics describe the procedures for configuring event logging:

  • Configuring log limits—Describes how to configure Forefront UAG event log settings.

  • Configuring logging─Describes how you can log Forefront UAG events to a variety of formats, including the in-built Forefront UAG logger, a RADIUS accounting server, a remote Syslog server, and an SMTP mail server.

  • Logging SSL events—Describes how to log Forefront UAG Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection attempts in the Windows Event Viewer.

  • Customizing event messages—Describes how Forefront UAG event messages can be customized and filtered.

  • Disabling logging—Describes how to disable and re-enable Forefront UAG event logging.

  • Logging to a SQL Server—Describes how to configure logging to a remote SQL server, or to a local SQL Server Express database running on the Forefront UAG server.